Community News Picks

Editorial picks featuring items that are primarily of interest to smaller neighborhoods/regions or special groups.

The Sacramento Bee
Chance of cooler temperatures, smoke in valley

Chance of cooler temperatures, smoke in valley

Sacramento residents can expect cooler temperatures to start off the week with a chance of smoky air because of the Sand Fire in El Dorado and Amador counties, according to the National Weather Service. A large cloud of smoke lifts into the air as...

Appeal Democrat
Linda subdivision homeowners may see special tax

Some 160 homeowners in a Linda subdivision will be hit with an annual special tax of $1,240 if Yuba County supervisors issue bonds for already-completed infrastructure.

The Sacramento Bee
Sand fire claims more buildings, but containment grows to 50%

Sand fire claims more buildings, but containment grows to 50%

Fire crews massed manpower and materiel against a stubborn Sierra Nevada wildfire Sunday as volunteers unleashed a major effort to save stranded animals. A City of Folsom firefighter moves through burned trees and ash not far from the origin of th...

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FOX40
California State Fair Wraps Up, Attendance Increased 10%

Jul 27, 2014
California State Fair Wraps Up, Attendance Increased 10%

SACRAMENTO—

Sunday night was the last night of the California State Fair. This year, there was a slight increase in the number of people attending.

Several new attractions, including Sacramento Republic FC, helped bring in a larger crowd this year.…


FOX40
Beyond the Border: Governor Brown to discuss Economy, Climate Change,

Jul 27, 2014
Beyond the Border: Governor Brown to discuss Economy, Climate Change,

Mexico City, MEXICO—

Mexico as a nation is in the midst of change. There is a large gap between the upper and lower class, and the previously planned economic change has not trickled down the way it was supposed to.…


East Sacramento Preservation
East Sac McKinley Pond Needs Help

East Sac McKinley Pond Needs Help

This is a message from Judy McClaver. She is the champion of our pond and she needs your help to compel the city to keep to the renovation schedule. All projects meet scheduling challenges, but the proposed date changes to … Continue reading

Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Federalist Public House Opening Delayed Until Mid-August

Jul 27, 2014

#Sacramento restaurant update: Opening of Federalist Public House delayed to mid-Aug, says owner — Chris Macias (@chris_macias) July 25, 2014 The opening of Federalist Public House, the much anticipated biergarten at 20th & N, has been delayed until mid-August, reports...


FOX40
1 Person Dies, 7 Hospitalized After Venice Beach Lightning Strike

Jul 27, 2014
1 Person Dies, 7 Hospitalized After Venice Beach Lightning Strike

VENICE BEACH (KTLA)

One person has died and seven others were hospitalized after being struck by lightning at Venice Beach on Sunday afternoon amid a rare series of thunderstorms in Southern California, according to the Los Angeles Fire …


East Sacramento Preservation
Mercy Hospital to meet with neighbors on July 29

Mercy Hospital to meet with neighbors on July 29

Mercy Hospital to Hold Neighborhood Advisory Committee (NAC) Meeting – July 29 (An ESP representative will attend.) Mercy General Hospital will hold a meeting on Tuesday, July 29, at 5:30 p.m. to address residents’ questions and concerns about construction at the … Continue reading

Bamboo and More
Hawaii: Star of the Sea Painted Church, Kalapana

Hawaii: Star of the Sea Painted Church, Kalapana

On our way to Uncle Robert’s Night Market, and then again on our way to the far side of the Red Road, we drove by a small clapboard church framed by palm trees. It looked so quaint, I had to stop and take a look. It turned out that this...

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